Agency Report

Department of Energy

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 27 Midsize Agencies

  18  


Best Places to Work Mission Rank
out of 15 Energy and Environment Agencies

  10  

2016 Index Score
63.4

Change from 2015
5.6 


Mission
To ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
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Looking at Agencies by Mission
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Website
http://energy.gov/offices
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 18 of 27 5.6  63.4 57.8 53.8 58.0 59.5 59.6 62.9 63.0 60.9 67.0 59.9
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 15 of 25 5.0  57.8 52.8 49.8 53.4 53.9 52.8 54.2 54.1 52.3 55.9 53.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 13 of 25 5.4  50.4 45.0 42.0 45.3 47.1 46.1 48.9 50.9 50.2 54.0 50.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 10 of 25 4.6  57.9 53.3 51.6 54.9 54.6 54.0 54.3 51.6 47.3 52.6 49.0
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 18 of 25 5.4  48.8 43.4 39.9 45.6 46.5 45.2 46.5 46.9 44.5 47.5 45.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 12 of 25 4.4  70.4 66.0 62.6 64.4 64.4 63.2 64.6 64.2 63.6 66.8 64.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 17 of 25 3.2  76.8 73.6 71.8 73.5 75.3 74.2 75.5 77.1 76.0 78.9 74.4
Pay 12 of 25 2.3  63.8 61.5 58.5 58.7 60.1 64.2 70.7 66.6 68.2
Strategic Management 14 of 25 5.0  57.9 52.9 49.6 53.7 55.9 55.8 57.4 58.9 56.0 61.4 58.5
Teamwork 12 of 25 3.9  70.1 66.2 63.6 65.9 66.6 64.5 65.8 72.8 71.9 74.7 68.7
Innovation 15 of 25 4.1  64.0 59.9 58.4 60.9 63.0 62.5 63.4
Training and Development 13 of 25 4.2  63.3 59.1 55.4 56.9 59.7 58.7 60.3 62.0 59.9 63.9 63.0
Work–Life Balance 14 of 25 2.8  65.0 62.2 60.6 62.3 64.1 63.0 63.3 64.7 64.2 68.3 70.7
Support for Diversity 17 of 26 4.0  58.7 54.7 53.7 56.2 57.5 57.1 58.7 63.8 60.6 65.3 68.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 15 of 25 5.2  47.3 42.1 38.7 41.8 43.9 43.9 46.0 47.0 45.5 48.6 47.5
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 11 of 20 5.0  62.8 57.8 53.2 59.5 60.1 59.7 63.0 61.7
Male 13 of 20 6.2  66.0 59.8 56.4 60.0 62.5 62.2 65.1 63.7
American Indian or Native American 1 of 4 8.7  65.2 56.5 47.7 60.7 59.3 66.9 58.5
Asian 14 of 19 3.9  65.6 61.7 56.4 63.8 63.9 65.8 67.4 65.8
Black or African-American 13 of 20 7.6  61.9 54.3 50.9 58.6 55.7 58.0 57.3 63.2
Hispanic or Latino 16 of 20 3.8  62.0 58.2 53.2 57.1 60.1 64.0 63.6 64.3
Multi-racial 7 of 13 4.4  57.2 52.8 52.5 53.3 61.1 56.0 59.1 53.9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 11 of 20 5.6  66.0 60.4 56.4 60.7 62.6 61.8 65.8 63.6
Employees with Disabilities 12 of 20 7.5  59.0 51.5 47.5 48.3 52.2
LGBT 11 of 15 4.3  59.6 55.3
Senior Executive Service (SES) 10 of 12 4.8  82.7 77.9 75.4 74.2 77.4
Veterans 13 of 20 6.0  62.3 56.3 54.0 56.8 59.6
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 3 of 7 -4.4  61.7 66.1
Contract Specialist 3 of 8 3.7  64.3 60.6
Economist 7 of 8 9.0  66.1 57.1
HR Specialist 6 of 9 2.2  55.8 53.6
IT Specialist 9 of 16 4.6  59.4 54.8
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Data source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Employees joined (2015)
1,213 ( 8.4% )

Average joined (2010-2015)

Workforce with less than three years of service
8.6%

Employees left (2015)
1,153 ( 8.0% )

Average left (2010-2015)


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics